The economy works very much like the human body. When the body functions as it should, the person is healthy and is able to carry out his or her tasks at full capacity. When the body fails to function as expected, the person is unable to operate optimally. Fortunately, the human body often exhibits signs and symptoms that indicate the person’s current state of health as well as possible future ailments. The same is also true for the economy. This article discusses three indicators that could be used to measure and predict the economy.